Old Parcels Office Arts Centre
AUTUMN PROGRAMME 2007
Bridlington Railway Station, Station Approach, Bridlington
To book a course and for further information
Telephone 01262 40-00-00, Fax 01262 675926, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
EAST YORKSHIRE WOODCARVERS
Wednesdays 7.00 - 9.00pm
Weekly - commencing 5th September to 19th December, No session Wednesday 12th Dec
All ages welcome. Contact Brian on 675002 for more details.
THE WOMEN’S GROUP
Meets at the OPO most Thursdays commencing 6th September 7 - 9pm
Open to all women age 18+. Contact for further information daytime 673776, evenings 670146.
PURPLE SQUIRRELS YOUTH THEATRE
Age 11 - 17 years. Directed by Frances Kelly. Mondays 6pm – 8.30pm
Commencing 17th September. No session 22nd October
Ring 40-00-00 for details. £1.00 donation / session appreciated.
with Tutor Trish O’Connor
Monday 17th September. 10 am - 12 noon. No session Monday 22nd October
A 10 week WEA course. You will learn the essential skills to design and upholster a small item of furniture. (You will need to bring and take away the item of furniture at each session.) Please book on 40-00-00. Fees: Full £42, concessionary £34 Registration £5.00. Age 16+.
Mondays — Fortnightly - Commencing 17th September
10.30am to 12.30pm. No sessions 23rd & 29th October.
An opportunity for anyone who likes to write and would enjoy an occasional workshop
to share and discuss their work, we also hope to bring guest writers to run some sessions. Beginners welcome. Age 16+ . Facilitator Frances Kelly.
With tutor Jane Walker
10 weeks 10 am - 12 noon commencing Tuesday 18th September. No session 23rd October
Take the opportunity to lift your voice and your spirits under Jane’s tuition. Learn about breathing techniques, and fun singing exercises using your voice. Beginners welcome. We hope to have a concert celebrating what we achieve at the end of the course. Fees: Full £42, concessionary £34, registration £5.00. Age 16+. Please book on 40-00-00
WEA CREATIVE KNITTING & CROCHET
with tutor Audrey Bemrose Tuesdays for 10 weeks 2pm - 4pm
Commencing 18th September. No session 23rd October. Age 16 +. Learn about stitches, yarns & techniques. Make sense of written patterns & diagrams. Explore colour, design and develop your creative skills in a friendly group. Beginners and more experienced welcome. Fees: Full £42, concessionary £34, registration £5.00.
For Young People 11 — 16 years - Tuesdays 6.30pm to 8.30pm at the
Experiment with different art techniques with Tracey Jo & Jane. Term Time only commencing
18th September (no session 23rd Oct) ₤1.00 donation for each workshop appreciated
WEA CREATIVE STITCHING
with tutor Jane Allanson. Thursdays for 10 weeks. Commencing 20th September.
10am to 12 noon (no session 25th Oct). A practical course for anyone interested in stitching, from beginners to the more experienced. Have a go at making decorative bags, cushions, wall hangings etc in a friendly environment. Fees: Full £42, concessionary £34, registration £5.00. Please book on 40-00-00. Age 16+
Saturdays 1.30pm — 3.30pm Age 5 - 11 years
Tutors: Tracey Jo Taylor, Jane Riley & Tracy Taylor. £1 donation appreciated.
22nd September - Get Rocking!
13th October - The Big Draw Day (National Event)
27th October - Halloween
10th November - Moving Toys
24th November - Treasure Island
8th December - Christmas Surprise Bookings: Please choose 4 out of 6 workshops.
Fridays commencing 21st September 10 am - 12 noon
No session 26th October. Age 18+. “Bring your own project and materials”.
Space and time to catch up with your own creative work with tutor Jane Allanson.
MIND DRAMA GROUP
With director Fiona Smith
Monday 24th September 1.30 - 3.30pm. No session 29th October.
New members welcome! Age 18+. Tel 40-00-00 for further information.
PERFORMANCE MONDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 7PM
£1.00 donation per session appreciated.
MAKE IT 2
Tuesdays 1.00pm to 3.00pm Commencing 25th September. For Women 18 +
Interested in arts and crafts and would like to have a go? Do you lack confidence to join large groups? This small group is designed just for you! Max 6 places (No session on 30th Oct). Phone Fiona for booking & information on 01262 40-00-00. £1.00 donation per session apprec.
MAKE IT 1
Fridays 1.00pm to 3.00pm. For Women 18 +
Commencing 5th, 12th, 19th October, 2nd, 9th,16th, 23rd, 30th November 7th, 14 December.
Interested in arts and crafts and would like to have a go? Do you lack confidence to join large groups? This small group is designed just for you! Max 6 places. Phone Perrie for booking & information on 01262 40-00-00. £1 donation per session appreciated. (Note: new time)
RED LADDER THEATRE COMPANY presents “DOORS”
Thursday 4th October 7.30pm at the Old Parcels Office Arts Centre
Written by Madani Younis (South Bank Award Winner )
Strangers crash through a door into a fragmented world … truth & lies are summoned .. Society asks the question. Who do you think you are? A unique performance created by Red Grit, Red Ladder’s new Young Actors Company mixes original soundscapes, high energy theatre & storytelling that connects to diverse audiences. Admittance FREE with ticket available in advance from the OPO. Suitable for 13 years + and adults.
WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY
Wednesday 10th October 10.30am to 1pm
Open Morning - Have Your Say!
How do we make sure our programme remains meaningful and useful? Come down and have your say - meet staff and volunteers and help us plan. Celebrate your achievements and plan for the future. Work from the Mind Drop In Art Group will be exhibited in the foyer.
WOMEN & CREATIVITY
Unfortunately we are currently unable to run Women & creativity on a more regular basis however, tutor Jane Allanson will run once monthly workshops on Thursdays 1pm to 3pm
18th October, 15th November, 6th December. Please note new time.
DISCOVER CREATIVITY — FAMILY LEARNING WEEK
Friday 12th October - Drop In 3.30pm to 5.30pm
Learn 3 art and craft ideas to take home and enjoy with the family. Children welcome.
SALT DOUGH - MOBILES - DECORATIVE BOXES
Further details on Family Learning Week at your local library.
ASCENDANCE DANCE - “INNER SPACES” - Young People
This is an exciting heritage project using church spaces (their Architecture and history) to create
dance. The project takes place in Bridlington Priory Church on the following dates:-
Thursday 25th October 10am to 3pm
Friday 26th October 10am to 3pm
Saturday 27th October 12 noon to 4.45pm (Including performance at 4.00pm)
Bring a packed lunch and wear comfortable clothes. £1 donation appreciated per day. There will be a second phase of this project in February 08 culminating in a gala performance in Wakefield Cathedral, with over 300 participants. Age 8 years+
MAGIC LANTERNS - SLIDE SHOW
Thursday 11th October - 7pm - 8.15pm
Jim Daniels will give a talk on the history of Magic Lanterns. 3 x 19th century lanterns will be exhibited together with other related exhibits for you to view and discuss. The slides are 19th century and mainly feature tourists in Victorian everyday clothes of the period ascending glaciers and snow covered mountains in Switzerland. Age 16+
A PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
(Evolution of the Human Mind) With Dr. Diane Watson Dip. P.S.E., M.A., Ph.D
Thursdays 6.30pm at the OPO on 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th November 07. Age 16+.
A series of four talks aimed at a general audience: those who have experience of mental ill health, those who work with or care for people with mental ill health, and those who have an academic interest in psychology or philosophy. Each talk will consist of a one hour presentation followed by refreshments and an open discussion. Handouts and list of further reading will be provided.
with Audrey Bemrose
Family Workshop Saturday 1st December 1.30 - 4.00pm
The welcome return of a popular workshop - start your preparations here!
£1.00 donation appreciated per person. Suitable for Children aged 5+
All children must be accompanied by an adult!
PORTRAITS IN OILS & ACRYLICS (WEA)
with Tutor Steve Carvill
Tuesday 23rd October 10am - 3pm and Wednesday 24th October 10 to 3pm
For beginners & more experienced students. Follow step-by-step demonstrations & have a go yourself at portrait painting using mixed media (oils & acrylics) Fees: Full £18.90, concessionary £15.30, benefits claimants £5.00. Booking essential. Age 16+.
Wednesday 12th December 7pm
OTHER LIVES PRODUCTIONS
Charles Dickens meets Sherlock Holmes and Danger & Delight for the Christmas Season
Readings from Dickens, followed by a never before seen drama wherein Sherlock Holmes travels back in time to help Charles Dickens solve a mystery which is killing him.
Tickets £5 & £3 concessions. Purchase tickets in advance from the OPO.
YORKSHIRE COAST COMMUNITY RAIL PARTNERSHIP
Summer Station Gala - Saturday 15th September
Xmas Fayre - Saturday 1st December
Visit the OPO stalls and meet our volunteers. All tombola prizes appreciated,
please deliver to the Old Parcels Office Arts Centre.